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Feb 9, 2013 10:00am EST
possible. >> i think that hopefully i can be a voice to say, well i'm not weak on defense and i will go tomorrow. i'm still serving in the national guard. i don't know what they could do with a gimpy lieutenant colonel but maybe i can wash windshields or something, i can still do that. but, but if we're going to do this, and i will be the first to volunteer to go, but we're going to have a discussion. we're going to have a good thorough discussion where we don't demonize or vilify one another because we someone is questioning the motivation and the benefits of this nation. right...if we're going to invade another country, if it's truly in the greatest interest of the united states then absolutely, let's have that discussion and if we're going to do it then we're going to do it. >> duckworth's motivation to run for office was her commitment to veterans and their families. but she wants to serve everyone in her district. >> these are my neighbors, this was my life. this was my life before i was deployed to iraq. and so i understand this district because this is me, you know, these fami
Feb 7, 2013 9:00am EST
defense, we need to incorporate the role of women into our work in those areas, wherever it happens around the world. >> the post of global ambassador for women's issues, will that continue? have you been guaranteed that? >> yes. that will definitely continue. it was, as you know, the first time it had been done in our government. i think it has more than proved its worth to be able to say that the united states of america has a global ambassador for women's issues demonstrates that we have institutionalized the concerns that we all have about what we can do to make the world better for women and girls and by doing so, serve our own interests. >> when you were meeting with female country leaders and negotiating, how was it different? >> it's interesting, the women who are in leadership positions right now around the world are a very interesting group. and they are both by their actions and their words, strong advocates for women. let me just give you a couple of examples. ellen johnson sirleaf, just reelected in liberia. she would not have been elected without support from women, pa
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